hospitals

Nairobi Livestream: Large Explosions, Heavy Gunfire Heard At Shopping Mall
Large explosions and gunfire heard at shopping center where al-Shabab gunmen killed 68 and injured at least 175. Read more...
Bloomberg's Army strikes again. Read more...
An estimated 200,000 protesters flooded the streets of eight different Brazilian cities Monday night, venting frustrations over poor public services, police violence and government corruption. Read more...
Your Inbox: Occupied. News and calls to action from #occupywallstreet in NYC. Read more...
Minnesota's attorney general chalks up a big win for emergency room patients, particularly those needing medical treatment and cannot afford it. The NYT reports: Accretive Health, one of the nation’s largest collectors of medical debt, Read more...

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President Obama spoke from the University of Colorado Hospital Sunday evening after meeting with the families of the victims killed in the Aurora theater shooting. “It was an opportunity for families to describe how wonderful their Read more...
Hospitals in Minnesota, and possibly elsewhere in the country have sunk to a new low in their debt-collection practices by employing collectors in emergency rooms, as well as labor and delivery rooms to pressure patients into paying up. The Read more...
Medical Care - Circa 1968
(Emergencies are the same, but the arm and the leg are different.) While I'm digging up material on Medicare (back to 1964), I ran across this documentary from NBC Radio and their monthly Second Sunday series, outlining the state of Health Read more...
Not one to miss a good wedge issue that appeals to the lizard brains of his constituency, House Minority Leader John Boehner said yesterday on Mee Read more...
Alan Grayson emailed in some props for our new book "Over the Cliff," How the Election of Barack Obama Drove the American Right Insane. Rep. Al Read more...